Medieval monks. Triple-decker novels. Southern ghosts. The architects of African-American literature and culture. The rising stars of contemporary fantasy. Faculty in the literature concentration at Mason teach, research and publish about a diverse array of writers, genres, and historical periods. Our classes are small and focus on developing student voices. You will learn to read, think, argue, and write more incisively and more powerfully, developing new skills that will advance your career and talking about books that will enrich your life.